Biren Bhuta is Chief of the Corporate Social Responsibility at Tata Steel and heads the Corporate Social Responsibility interventions of the company in the states of Jharkhand &Odisha. The interventions include sustainable livelihood, health, education, environment and ethnicity. He started his career as a corporate banker with Standard Chartered Bank; switched over to television journalism, initially as a reporter and later, as a presenter with NDTV. His next stint was as consultant for Tata Steel in the Chhatisgarh Project, where he gained insights into the tribal way of life in Bastar. He has also spent time in Odisha, working on aIUCN project to mitigate environmental impact on olive ridley turtles.
Biren is an engineer from Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering, Pune and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.